Fitness Test: Over 600 Military Officers, Soldiers Of Guards Brigade Climb 34,000ft Aso Rock

ASO ROCK FLAG FLYING AT HALF MAST IN HONOUR OF THE FORMER SOUTH AFRICAN PRESIDENT, LATE NELSON MANDELA
ASO ROCK FLAG FLYING AT HALF MAST IN HONOUR OF THE FORMER SOUTH AFRICAN PRESIDENT, LATE NELSON MANDELA

Over 600 officers and soldiers of the Guards Brigade, which is a special arm of the Nigerian Army, charged with the responsibility of protecting the seat of power in Abuja yesterday participated in 2013 climbing of Aso Rock, where the president’s official residence is located, to determine their fitness and readiness to continue with the task in the incoming year.

The Commander, Guards Brigade, Major-General Emmanuel Atewe, while declaring the event open Friday morning at the feet of the imposing rock, in Asokoro Abuja, warned that failure to climb the rocky hill would result in a dismissal from the Guards.

Atewe said that Aso Rock climbing summarizes all the training for the whole year and every member of the guards, including the officers and soldiers, are expected to climb the 34,000 feet hill to the summit.

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